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Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
are solved. by the carquinez bridge, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> one day after his aremember, tonight john mcafee is in the hospital. the anticomputer virus pioneer suffered a couple of mild heart attacks while in jail in guatemala. he was arrested there for illegally entering the country. he was denied asylum. so that means he could be sent back to belize where authorities want to talk to him about the murder of his neighbor. >>> new questions tonight on how well the oakland police department will function under scrutiny by a federal monitor. the city has agreed to surrender some control of the opd. cbs 5 reporter da lin on those who say it will now be harder to fight crime. >> that agreement in my opinion is going to be absolutely worse for the oakland police department to be able to function. >> reporter: oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan did not want to talk about the partial federal takeover. but councilman ignacio de la fuente says the arrangement creates too many restrictions on police officers to fight crime. >> police got have the ability to use what they learn i
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
: the workers give thanks for father john brenkle a champion of farm worker housing for nearly 30 years. >> this valley is so darn prosperous. it was a scandal having them sleeping in cars. >> reporter: when he first came to saint helena catholic church in 1983 he immediately noticed the plight of the farm worker. at night he would see up to 40 of them crowded onto the church porch to sleep. >> when i went to bed in my warm bed, i felt very uncomfortable. >> reporter: at first, father brenkle offered showers and meals at his church and set up a tent city in yountville. and he organized groups to create long-term housing. in 2002 they passed measure l allowing landowners to donate less than 40-acre parcels for housing. >> our slogan in the church was vote for l or go to hell. >> reporter: his leadership gave rise to three farm worker owned it is centers to houseworkers. laborers pay $12 a night to cover half the operating cost. a voluntary tax on vintners covers the rest. angel calderon runs the centers. he says the 81-year-old priest created a model for farm worker housing. >> he was a
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> these lovely people are the reason i have gray hair. stephanie john put that tape together. we traveled to rhiwanda. the children loved her and want today touch her because she was so white. [laughter] you all mean the world to me, and i have been the luckiest woman in the world. i wish that careers were like mine going forward, but the business is changing and i'm so grateful that i have this opportunity to share my career and share my time with all of you, and i will miss you all. i feel like dorothy. >> okay. but this career is ending but another one is begoing. as with most talented people, they are not talented in one area alone. i want to show some of your artwork and from your website. can i tip that, too. dana this is some of your work it's beautiful. >> thank you very much. i have loved every minute of job i have had for the past 25 years, i feel this pull toward creating art. because, you know, we tell stories that last a minute, 33 minutes, maybe, but art can last a lifetime. i want to tell stories with my art. >> is that allen? [laughter] >> you know, i was just won
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
this weekend when house speaker john boehner went over to the white house. neither side is releasing details about the conversation, but taxes are still the big sticking point. >> i'm not going to have a situation where the wealthiest among us, including folks like me, get to keep all our tax break. >> reporter: republicans have adamantly opposed raising taxes, but some are considering it now if democrats agree to social security and medicare changes. >> republicans were disappointed with the proposed spending cuts in the president's first offer which do not include changes to entitlement programs. >> we have got to do something about the spending. an obsession to raise taxes is not going to solve the problem. >> advocates for seniors want social security and medicare out of the fiscal cliff debate. >> don't talk about them as if they are entitlements and give aways. these are programs people have paid for over their entire working lives and have earned these programs. >> if lawmakers and the president don't find a compromise, taxes for all americans will go up and across the board spending
Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
gabby ludwig. it's been 30 years since she played basketball. she used to be robert john ludwig who spent most of his life knowing he was a woman inside. >> your body doesn't match your spirit. and you search and search for what that thing is. and then when you finally become educated enough to understand what's afflicting you, uhm, you can decide to do something about it. >> reporter: ludwig completed a gender change operation back in july. her proudest moment lately was last friday with a team escorted her to an east bay court and a judge stamped a new birth document declaring her a woman. >> when she came to us asking if we were would go to her tort court date of course, we want to make a point to show them that we want her on the team. she deserves to be on the team. >> he said granted. i turned to my players and i said, let's play ball, y'all. >> it's a great situation. i mean, it's a courageous situation on her part to come back. >> reporter: support has been an issue. >> nobody to turn to. like so many other people who are transgender, uhm, you get lost. there are people who
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